In the latest round-up of MotoGP gossip, Max Biaggi expects Marc Marquez to surpass Valentino Rossi’s world title haul as Ducati technical chief Gigi Dall’Igna reacts to Jorge Lorenzo’s retirement.

- Max Biaggi predicts Marc Marquez will win more than 10 world titles across his career having seen him dominate to his eighth world crown this season in MotoGP. (Marca)

- Ducati technical chief Gigi Dall’Igna admits he will miss Jorge Lorenzo given their previous success together but doesn’t expect the five-time world champion to make a comeback in the future. Lorenzo made the shock decision to retire from racing at the end of 2019 in Valencia. (

- Two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner opens up on his current health battles with chronic fatigue while also reflecting on his racing career and what he’s been up to away from the track. (Rusty’s Garage podcast)

- Ducati sporting director Paolo Ciabatti has given backing to Danilo Petrucci and says it was a coincidence his slump in results came after securing his 2020 factory contract extension. (Speedweek)

- John Hopkins will become rider coach at American Racing in Moto2 from 2020. The four-time MotoGP rostrum finisher will support Joe Roberts and Marcos Ramirez as the team switches to Kalex chassis next year following the withdrawal of KTM. (

- Maverick Vinales is moving from Andorra to Qatar this winter as part of his preparations for the 2020 MotoGP world championship. (Marca)

- Hafizh Syahrin steps up his preparations for a unique double-header of racing at Sepang this weekend. The Malaysian will make a wildcard appearance in the World Touring Car Cup with Hyundai before competing in the Sepang 8 Hours endurance race with Yamaha Sepang Racing alongside Michael van der Mark and Franco Morbidelli. (Instagram)